On Mon, Nov 24, 2003 at 02:26:39PM +0200, Toomas Aas wrote: > Hi! > > > Just for the record I have the kind of setup you're talking > > about - I successfully 'hot swapped' a 40Gb IDE disk using a hdd > > caddy tray but there are caveats (mostly highlighted above) - using the > > term 'hot swap' loosely here because it just doesn't feel too clever > > doing it :P > > > > I found the following: > > > > - I could remove/reinsert the device only if it was originally in the machine on > > boot - this is fairly obvious I suppose. Otherwise the device just > > doesn't show up. > > Just to make it clear for myself - did you try running 'atacontrol > attach <channel>' after attaching the drive that wasn't attached at > boot time and it still didn't show up? No, this might have helped perhaps :) Did you try this with success?
I no longer use this technique as it goes since I added a large disk a while back and as such have no need now for caddy swapping. -- Jez Hancock - System Administrator / PHP Developer http://munk.nu/ _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"